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Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

Work by Garces and Mickey-Pabello cited in NYT piece on lack of black physicians

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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Ronald F. Inglehart

Inglehart and World Values Survey cited in WSJ Op Ed on global happiness indicators

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Happiness Prescribed" - Wall Street Journal. 04/03/2012.

Recently the United Nations has begun looking into the factors that contribute to a nation's well-being and happiness. In this opinion piece, Ron Inglehart is quoted on his findings from the WVS: "Generally, a rising global sense of freedom in the last quarter-century has eclipsed the contribution of pure economic development to happiness."

Researcher:

Ronald F. Inglehart

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